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JAY Z AND BEYONCE FIRED BODYGUARD BECAUSE OF ALLEGED INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR BEFORE HE DIED

Bodyguard to the stars Norman Oosterbroek who died in Florida this year during an alleged break-in, was fired from his job protecting Jay Z and Beyoncé due to inappropriate behaviour. Oosterbroek who also worked for Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Nelson Mandela allegedly forced his way into a neighbour’s mansion naked, punched the resident and swallowed drugs, according to investigators. The 43-year-old died after Miami-Dade police shocked him with a Taser. According to the NY Daily News Oosterbroek’s life spiralled out of control in the months after he lost his job. []

FILE-SHARING SITE MEGAUPLOAD IS SHUT DOWN

CBS News reports that file-sharing website Megaupload has been shut down by federal prosecutors, and it’s employees have been indicted. Producer and husband of singer Alicia Keys Swizz Beatz is the website’s CEO. According to Forbes Swizz Beatz (real name Kasseem Dean) is not CEO of Megaupload and was not charged in the investigation. His lawyer, Ira P. Rothken disclosed, “He was in conversations to be named CEO. His involvement in the company was highly attenuated. There were discussions and he was involved []

VIBE MAGAZINE – FINAL FRONT COVER

Singer Christina Milian and “fiancee” producer/singer The Dream will feature on the final front cover of Vibe Magazine. This is part of the reason why Vibe slowly went down hill. It was the introduction of tacky and ill thought out front covers like this below. Who thought that it would be a good idea to put those two on the front cover? Has the well really run that dry? And is this what it’s come to Christina? Using producers of the moment []

UK NEWS: FAMILIES OF CRASH VICTIMS ANGRY AS DRIVER WALKS FREE

Model/presenter Kaya Bousquet Patience Jackson Singer Danielle Campbell This is just tragic. The driver walking away with just a slap on the wrists comes as no surprise. Via The London Paper The families of three young London women killed when a lorry smashed into their car spoke of their outrage today after the driver walked free from court. The ex-girlfriend of rap star Dizzee Rascal, Kaya Bousquet, 22, and friends Patience Jackson, 22, and Danielle Campbell, 23, died in the collision on []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY MUSICAL PLANNED

Via Digital Spy A friend and former business partner of Jade Goody has announced plans to create a musical based around the life of the late reality TV star. Danny Hayward told the BBC that auditions for the lead part of Goody would be announced in three weeks’ time. Publicist Max Clifford said: “It’s an idea that’s got legs, but it’s nothing definite. It’s not all signed and sealed, but it’s something that’s likely to happen.” Clifford added that he would help []

PFIZER AGREES DEAL IN NIGERIA DRUG SUIT

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has agreed to pay 75 million dollars compensation over a 1996 drug trial that caused the death of 11 children in northern Nigeria, a source close to negotiations said Friday. “Pfizer has agreed to pay the sum of 75 million dollars in compensation and the Kano state government has agreed to the offer,” said the source, who did not want to be identified. The source said a separate 6.5-billion-dollar suit lodged against the US drug firm by the Nigerian []